The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 680 569 613
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 226 381 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 200 336 335
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,000 £33,600
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89934 96186 106572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76512 79745 88117
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 62 £23,000 +12.19% 9
London -42 39 £26,500 -10.16% 6
North West +30 29 £22,000 +4.76% 8
Yorkshire +16 25 £23,250 +5.68% 2
East Midlands -3 22 £22,000 +10.00% 1
South West -34 21 £21,000 +5.00% 1
West Midlands -10 15 £19,250 -12.50% 3
East of England -21 13 £23,000 -2.12% 6
North East 0 1 £19,000 -8.43%
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 379 (70.19%) Windows
2 293 (54.26%) Active Directory
3 270 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 193 (35.74%) MS Office
5 167 (30.93%) Windows Server
6 152 (28.15%) MS Excel
7 150 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 115 (21.30%) MS Exchange
9 104 (19.26%) VMware
10 96 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 91 (16.85%) ITIL
12 82 (15.19%) Windows 8
13 76 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (13.70%) Citrix
15 62 (11.48%) Firewall
16 56 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (10.19%) LAN
17 55 (10.19%) Windows XP
18 54 (10.00%) Office 365
19 52 (9.63%) DNS
20 50 (9.26%) SQL
21 45 (8.33%) DHCP
22 43 (7.96%) SLA
23 42 (7.78%) TCP/IP
24 41 (7.59%) VPN
25 40 (7.41%) SQL Server
25 40 (7.41%) Internet
26 39 (7.22%) Cisco
26 39 (7.22%) Linux
27 38 (7.04%) WAN

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 115 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.04%) IIS
6 9 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.48%) MQSeries
7 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.56%) CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 193 (35.74%) MS Office
2 152 (28.15%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.00%) Office 365
2 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.74%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.48%) Firewall
2 55 (10.19%) LAN
3 52 (9.63%) DNS
4 45 (8.33%) DHCP
5 42 (7.78%) TCP/IP
6 41 (7.59%) VPN
7 40 (7.41%) Internet
8 38 (7.04%) WAN
9 29 (5.37%) SAN
10 25 (4.63%) Wireless
11 24 (4.44%) VoIP
12 19 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (2.96%) FTP
14 13 (2.41%) NAS
15 12 (2.22%) VLAN
15 12 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.30%) Broadband
17 6 (1.11%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.11%) Skype
18 5 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.30%) MySQL
2 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.74%) MS Access
5 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) MorphX
General
1 24 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 23 (4.26%) Finance
3 13 (2.41%) Legal
4 9 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.67%) Marketing
5 8 (1.48%) Retail
6 6 (1.11%) Law
7 4 (0.74%) German Language
7 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.56%) Back Office
8 3 (0.56%) Banking
8 3 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.41%) HTML
2 11 (2.04%) Web Services
3 9 (1.67%) CSS
4 8 (1.48%) .NET
5 4 (0.74%) COM
5 4 (0.74%) JSON
5 4 (0.74%) XML
6 3 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.56%) HATEOAS
6 3 (0.56%) HTML5
6 3 (0.56%) REST
7 2 (0.37%) CSS3
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) EDI
8 1 (0.19%) jQuery
8 1 (0.19%) XHTML
8 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 21 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.89%) Smartphone
3 17 (3.15%) Microsoft Licensing
4 16 (2.96%) iPad
5 15 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.59%) iPhone
7 12 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.85%) AS400
9 10 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.85%) iSeries
10 9 (1.67%) EPoS
10 9 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.48%) CMDB
12 4 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.56%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.56%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 379 (70.19%) Windows
2 167 (30.93%) Windows Server
3 150 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 96 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (15.19%) Windows 8
6 76 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (10.19%) Windows XP
8 39 (7.22%) Linux
9 36 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 33 (6.11%) Android
11 32 (5.93%) Apple iOS
12 26 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (3.70%) Mac OS X
14 17 (3.15%) Mac OS
15 11 (2.04%) OS/400
16 6 (1.11%) Unix
16 6 (1.11%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.85%) ITIL
2 24 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (3.52%) CRM
5 18 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (3.15%) ERP
6 17 (3.15%) Mentoring
6 17 (3.15%) Software Licensing
7 14 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (2.41%) Performance Improvement
9 12 (2.22%) Data Protection
9 12 (2.22%) Service Delivery
10 11 (2.04%) High Availability
10 11 (2.04%) Time Management
10 11 (2.04%) Web Filtering
11 10 (1.85%) Email Filtering
11 10 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (1.67%) Service Management
13 8 (1.48%) Project Management
14 7 (1.30%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.26%) SQL
2 18 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.59%) VBScript
4 10 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.67%) C
6 8 (1.48%) RPG
7 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.11%) C#
8 6 (1.11%) Java
9 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.56%) PHP
10 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.37%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.19%) VB6
12 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (5.74%) Degree
3 30 (5.56%) MCSE
4 23 (4.26%) MCP
5 22 (4.07%) DBS Check
6 11 (2.04%) MCSA
7 8 (1.48%) HND
8 7 (1.30%) MCITP
9 5 (0.93%) CCNA
9 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.93%) MCDST
9 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.93%) Server+ Certification
10 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.56%) Avaya Certification
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.37%) CCDA
12 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.96%) SLA
2 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 293 (54.26%) Active Directory
2 56 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.96%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.04%) XenApp
6 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.56%) vSphere
9 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.37%) Xen
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (4.26%) SCCM
2 18 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.93%) Windows Intune
5 4 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.56%) cPanel
6 3 (0.56%) Plesk
7 2 (0.37%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 270 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 104 (19.26%) VMware
3 74 (13.70%) Citrix
4 39 (7.22%) Cisco
5 30 (5.56%) Apple
5 30 (5.56%) HP
6 27 (5.00%) Dell
7 23 (4.26%) Symantec
8 17 (3.15%) Veeam
9 13 (2.41%) Progress
10 12 (2.22%) Avaya
11 11 (2.04%) Synology
11 11 (2.04%) WatchGuard
12 9 (1.67%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.48%) EMC
13 8 (1.48%) IBM
13 8 (1.48%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.30%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.30%) DataCore
14 7 (1.30%) Sophos
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